I just bought sapphire x1650 pro PCI-E. i installed it but whenever i close my pc and open it in the mornin, the card doesnt work. i hav to replug it and it gets annoyin. now it doesnt even work. my monitor says no signal. help plz T.T
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For windows to work, it needs the card's drivers to display properly. The bios will display, and the beginning of windows load messages will show, but then it switches to the installed display driver. Take the card out, and use the old display method, and load the drivers for the new card. Then set the screen resolution to 800x600 and the shutdown, and install the new card. The bootup should go correctly, and once the new drivers are in, then set the resolution desired.
You need two pci-e slots. Put the cards in the slots. The cards connect with a crossfire bridge. Then just plug your monitor in and your ready to go. Make sure that you have the software installed and that your chipset supports crossfire. For more info click here.
For this card they recomment at leat a power supply rating of 450 watts. If you have lower than this then I would suggest upgrading the power supply. A 550 watt psu is reasonably priced and should give you plenty of power for future use. Hope this helps.
If you think the Radeon card is overheating you can check this by simply touching the card after it's been running for sometime. Some Radeon cards (high end) do have this problem. PC cases that do not have sufficient fresh air flow cause problems not just to video cards but to everything inside the case. The design of the HIS Radeon X1650 is less than sufficient. Keeping air flow contained. One way in & one way out. This issue is so important many companies creat sites to help you cool your card. http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=196
Your Radeon X1650 Pro IceQ II runs ATI's chips. Installing the latest software is recomended. Download from here: http://ati.amd.com/support/driver.html
Pick your OS. Than pick Radeon. Scroll down to your X1600 series. You can also update through HIS. Their software is twice the size of the ATI software. http://www.hisdigital.com/html/driver.php?id=64
My bad, i was going to just ask about your PSU and went on trying to fix your problem :) If you do download rivatuner, check how hot your graphics card is running in graphics intensive games (it has a chart recorder). BTW I have a 1600XT and speeding up the fan helped a lot!
ya tuff on that 1650 chipset i would sell it on ebay get yurself 1950 ok or 8800 best bet for vista those 1650s off new egg sumtimes are fulty chipsets in vista its tuffer yet bestto buy ati brand also